Sheri Tepper, F&H (very mild spoiler)

McMullin, Elise emcmullin at
Wed Dec 15 11:20:35 EST 1999

> On Wed, 15 Dec 1999 Tanaquil2 at wrote:
> > > I contrast this
> > > ending to, for example, Sheri Tepper's BEAUTY....
> > 
> >         This is the one Sheri Tepper I have not been able to re-read.
> It is 
> > just too harrowing.
Irina replied:
> I couldn't even finish it. It gave me nightmares (and still makes me
> shudder when I think about it). It was the first Sheri Tepper I read,
> and I've never dared try another. Is the rest less pessimistic and
> nauseating?
No, it's all like that.  She's an Angry Writer!  I still cringe when I think
of certain things in the Awakeners.  I haven't re-read anything of hers, but
I figure I'll eventually get around to reading most of them at least once.
Just have to be in the mood.


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